NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders were the big winners coming out of New Hampshire.
Donald dominated the Republican pack with 35 percent, followed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich in second, and Ted Cruz in third. Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio both trailed Cruz, but not by much.
On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders walked away with a double digit victory 60 to 38 percent.
Fresh off of their victories, both front runners headed to New York.
As CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, there was little time for the winners to bask in victory with major face-offs in South Carolina and Nevada looming.
But not for Republican Carly Fiorina, who suspended her campaign Wednesday after garnering only 4 percent of votes from Tuesday’s primary in New Hampshire.
In a Facebook post, Fiorina said that although she is suspending her presidential campaign, she will “continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse to settle for the way things are and a status quo that no longer works for them.”
Fiorina also took a vague jab at the only other female candidate in the 2016 election.
“Do not listen to anyone who says you have to vote a certain way or for a certain candidate because you’re a woman,” Fiorina wrote. “That is not feminism. Feminism doesn’t shut down conversations or threaten women. It is not about ideology. It is not a weapon to wield against your political opponent.”
Trump scored more than double the votes of his nearest rival, Kasich, who came in a surprise second with 16 percent.
“We’re really happy about it,” Trump told CBS2 . “Really great.”
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Trump believes he’s getting a lot of support because he’s self-funding his campaign.
“I’m not controlled by the special interests, the lobbyists, and a lot of these other people,” he said on “CBS This Morning.” “They say that was a big reason I did so well. People are tired of it because these politicians are controlled by the people who put up the money.”
Trump said that if he gets the nomination, he can create a new coalition of states to win in the general election.
“I can change the game, cause I really have a chance of New York. I’m gonna win Virginia, I’m gonna win certain states. i can win Michigan for example,” he said.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz finished third with 12 percent. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush finished in fourth place and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio finished behind him in fifth.
Cruz lead Bush by less than a percentage point and Rubio trailed Bush by less than a percentage point.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finished with 7 percent followed by Fiorina with 4 percent and Ben Carson with 2 percent.
Fiorina may not be the only Republican to end their presidential bid this week. A source told CBS2’s Christine Sloan that Christie will end his presidential bid as early as the weekend.
After finishing first in Tuesday night’s primary, Trump has his sights set on the next major contest.
“We’re going to win in South Carolina,” Trump told supporters. “We are going to make America great again.”
CBS News exit polls show voters in the Granite State favor Trump’s position as a political establishment outsider and overwhelmingly support his temporary plan to ban Muslims from entering the U.S.
“He represents what we all believe this country stands for and that is a future for our children,” one Trump supporter told 1010 WINS’ Al Jones.
Kasich thanked his second place finish to an impressive ground game.
“There is so much that’s going to happen, if you don’t have a seat belt, go get one,” Kasich told supporters Tuesday night.
Pundits say first place Iowa finisher, Ted Cruz, could regain momentum in the Palmetto State, where Republican voters prefer evangelicals.
Meanwhile, Christie is suspending his campaign on the heels of his disappointing finish in New Hampshire.
Christie made the decision after a conference call with major donors, concluding that he did not have the financial support to continue his campaign, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett reported, citing a senior campaign source.
Trump said Wednesday that he and Christie spoke after the primary Tuesday. Seeking endorsements from any rivals that quit the race, Trump said of Christie, “He’s a friend of mine. I’m surprised he didn’t do better.”
He added: “I’d like to see a lot of people drop out.”
On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders rode a wave of support from young voters and independents to beat Hillary Clinton 60 to 38 percent.
“What began last week in Iowa, what voters here in New Hampshire confirmed tonight, is nothing short of the beginning of a political revolution,” Sanders said.
Sanders met with Reverend Al Sharpton in Harlem on Wednesday, where voters said they were feeling the Bern.
“It’s just so exciting to see him. I believe in him so much,” Kathy Selleck said.
Sanders spoke with CBS News’ Scott Pelley about the win.
“We had fun last night, and we look forward to having more fun in the future,” he said.
When asked by Pelley how he thought he would fare in states with Latino and African American populations, Sanders was confident.
“I think we have a very strong chance,” he said.
Sanders mentioned at his victory rally that he was headed to New York City, but did not say anything about Sharpton.
“I am going to New York City tonight and tomorrow, but I am not going to New York City to hold a fundraiser on Wall Street,” Sanders said. “I’m going to hold a fundraiser right here, right now across America.”
In order to beat Hillary in Nevada and South Carolina, Sanders will need to replicate the large voter turnout he saw in New Hampshire, since recent polls in both states show Clinton ahead by 20 to 30 percentage points, 1010 WINS’ Steve Kastenbaum reported.
In New Hampshire Sanders swamped Clinton, especially among young democrats, where he took 83 percent of the vote.
CBS Political Analyst John Dickerson said the Clinton campaign has its work cut out for it.
“It means they have to come up with something quickly to change the subject from the devastating loss, this trouncing she took in New Hampshire, but also if she gets the nomination, how she rebuilds the Obama coalition,” he explained.
Campaign Press Secretary Symone Sanders said she isn’t worried.
“We are committed to meeting voters where they are, reaching out and earning those votes; so we’re ready,” she said, adding that they plan to build an army of volunteers just like they did in New Hampshire.
Clinton’s camp is banking on support among minorities to give her an edge.
“It’s not whether you get knocked down that matters, it’s whether you get back up,” Clinton said.
Sanders and Clinton will take to the debate stage Thursday night in Wisconsin.
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